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Legal Specialists • San Francisco, CA

Posted 8 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - At least 5 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$70,700.00 /Year
$70,700 and up, DOE!
Research, Legal, Other

Job Description

Responsible for advanced research assistance, training, and participation in the coordination of research services for leading international law firm.

Duties & Responsibilities:


Executes often complex legal and non-legal research using online and print resources.

Assists attorneys, law clerks, paralegals, and staff in all offices with research queries, current awareness monitoring, and research strategy.

Collaborates with senior library staff regarding coordination and performance of library research services across all offices.

Coordinates research workflow in the absence of the Assistant Librarian.

Coordinates and/or conducts library research orientations, resource training programs, and prepares guides, videos, and training documents as needed.

Supports and develops the library’s Intranet resources for all firm offices including the development of guides to the library’s collection and subject bibliographies (print and electronic) on topics of current interest.

Participates in ongoing content and usage analysis of electronic resources with an eye toward providing targeted resources and research efficiencies.

Assists with projects to increase the accessibility, utilization, and discovery of research resources.

Stays current on technological developments relating to online research and applications and best practices relevant to providing highly responsive research services.

Job Requirements

MLS from an accredited graduate program and/or JD from an accredited law school strongly preferred.
Minimum 5 years work experience as a research librarian in an AMLAW 100 or 200 law firm.

Advanced proficiency in Westlaw, Lexis, and other library online resources.

Strong service orientation and a history of developing effective working relationships with others.

Ability to analyze and interpret information from a variety of sources, apply critical and creative thinking to draw conclusions or develop solutions to complex problems.

Demonstrated ability to coordinate and perform tasks or multiple activities simultaneously.

Must be able to work in a team environment as well as independently.

Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other modern law firm productivity software tools.


For consideration please email a Word document resume and cover letter to Gregory Foss at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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Job ID: CBSF716090
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